(Ogaden 24) — An Ogaden woman trying to buy for her children being intimidated by Ethiopian soldiers in the wilderness The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) agent Provocateurs inserted an article into Somaliland Press titled “UNPO elects Leader of Ogaden militia as VP”. TPLF is the ultra-nationalist sectarian party that rules and controls Ethiopia, through […]
July 13, 2015 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 www.whitehouse.gov Tel: (202) 395-2020 Subject: Your plan to Visit Ethiopia in July, 2015 Dear President Obama, On behalf of the Oromo Community Association of North Carolina (OCA-NC), we, the Executive Committee of OCA-NC, are writing this urgent letter regarding […]
Birbirsa Gooroo irraa “Oggaa ormi qabeenya abbaa keetii saame, atis waliin saami.” mammaaksi jedhu kan Oromooti: warri jettan as bahaatii ibsa kennaa mee! Affeertoonni fi affeerramtoonni jila kanaa bahaatii dubbadhaa mee! Warri kalee wayyaaneen akkana nu gootee,akkas nu gootee,lubbuun baqannee biyyaa baane, jechuudhaan himannaa biyyoota addaa addaatti dhiyeeffatanii dahata argatan, hardha wayyaanetu dimokiraasii fi mirga […]
(The Washington Times) — The White House has announced President Obama will visit Ethiopia later this month. Mr. Obama’s office has been flooded with letters and faxes of deep concern from Ethiopian-Americans. Under normal circumstances, Ethiopians would rejoice at such a visit. Why the anguish? U.S. and Ethiopian relations were established in 1903 by Ethiopia’s […]
(Courier Mail) — THE UN says development talks in Ethiopia have set a bold agenda but aid agencies say Australia and other rich nations have scuppered an opportunity to address tax inequality. NEGOTIATIONS on a final agreement at the Financing for Development conference were agreed upon overnight, with the UN trumpeting what it calls a […]
WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) — More than 50 African and global human rights groups on Tuesday called on US President Barack Obama to publicly meet democracy activists when he visits Ethiopia and Kenya later this month. In a letter delivered to the White House, groups welcomed Obama’s planned visit but voiced concerns about “grave and worsening […]
Press Release The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemns the recent verdict of the Ethiopian Federal High Court Fourth Criminal Bench concerning eighteen Ethiopians of Muslim faith who were found guilty on counts of attempted terrorism, conspiracy and incitement on July 6, 2015. Those convicted include six members of the Ethiopian Muslims […]
By Katy Migiro ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Talks between rich and poor countries in the Ethiopian capital, aimed at agreeing on the financing of the United Nations’ bold new global development agenda, are on the brink of collapse, advocacy groups said on Wednesday. The G77 developing countries want the final document, due to […]
Attack that revealed data exposing deals with dictatorships was on a ‘governmental level’ and ‘planned for months’, says David Vincenzetti in first statement (The Guardian) — The founder of cybersecurity firm Hacking Team has finally spoken out over the attack that saw 400GB of its data dumped on the internet, insisting: “We’re the good guys”. […]
Taammanaa Bitimaa irraa DURADUBBII Dubbiftoota barreeffa kanaa jaalatamoo fi kabajamoo, baga nagaa fi nageenyaan naaf turtanii kutaa shanaffaa kana duukaa-buu’uuf dhuftani! Akkuma isin amma gara mandhee tanaa dhuftan mee nagaa fi nageenyi, bilisummaa fi walabummaanOromiyaa taanyaaf haa dhufu! Kunoo, erga mandaroota fi magaalaawwan Oromiyaa Finfinnee irraa hamma Amboo fi dabrees hamma Baakkootti argman tokko tokkoon […]
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By Andrea Peterson (The Washington Post) — Now we know what it takes to get your hacking tools taken away if you’re a repressive government. It’s not enough to get caught spying on U.S.-based journalists — or even to have the story plastered on the front page of a major U.S. newspaper. But if you […]
July 9, 2015 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Subject: Concern on President Obama`s visit to Ethiopia Dear President Obama, I am writing this letter on behalf of the Oromo Community Organization (OCO) of Washington DC Metro Area. The Oromo constitute over 40% of Ethiopia’s total population of […]